Higgins' Farewell

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 Theme code Index    5311 5311
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 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Street Butler
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Central)
 Structure    AABB
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X:1 T:Higgins' Farewell N:From the playing of Street Butler (1904-1977, Elkton, Todd County, N:southwest Kentucky), recorded in the field by Bruce Greene, 1976. N:Drone strings throughout. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:ADae tuning (fiddle). Lots of droning, esp. in N:the second part. Q:"Quick" D:Meriweather 1001, Street Butler - "I Kind of Believe it's a Gift" (1975) D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/1177 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D z(d/c/|A2) FE [A,4D4]|A2 FE [A,4D4]|A2d2 cB A2|[E4A4][E4A4]| [FA]-[G3A3] [G3A3]A-|c2e2[A4e4]|cBA2 B2c2|[M:3/2][D4d4][D4d4]:| |:[D2A2][D2d2] |[M:C|]{e}[A3f3]f f2e2|d4 d2f2|{e}g2f2e2d2|[M:3/2]B3B B4 c2e2| f-g3 g2a2|g4 g2e2|c2A2B2c2|[M:3/2]d4d4:|